Month: February 2017

Women’s soccer recruits 10 players
Sports

Women’s soccer recruits 10 players

Every year athletic teams recruit new players to replace graduating seniors. This fall, however, the John Brown University women’s soccer team will welcome 10 new soccer recruits, an unusually high number of recruits for a single season. One of the new recruits, Maggie Allen, is currently a senior at Columbine […]

Athletes help the community
Sports

Athletes help the community

College athletes throughout the nation commit to following specific rules and regulations, such as supplement restrictions, immediately after signing on to play for a university. Recently, however, college athletes are being held to a moral standard as well. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics maintains a specific set of values […]

How to support the basketball team
Sports

How to support the basketball team

Stepping out onto the court during a tense timeout at the men’s game, the cheerleading team leads a crowd-raising chant. The only problem? Only about four people out of the 20 students join in. “JBU, yell it with us! JBU, a little louder!” Clapping students with silent mouths greet the […]

News

Georgia legislature rethinks assault

According to current state and federal laws, university students decide whether to report sexual misdemeanors to their administration or to the police or both. Students don’t have to report if they so choose.  Republican Sponsor Representative Earl Ehrhart proposed a bill, HB-51, that will alter universities’ approach to cases of […]

Romanians rise up
World

Romanians rise up

Biggest demonstration since fall of communism in 1989 Thousands of Romanian citizens flooded the streets to protest the government’s decree to legalize bribery and fraud in early February. According to USA Today, the decree allowed several politicians to avoid prosecution if the financial damage involved less than $48,000. Josiah Coroama, […]

Lifestyles

Software supplants old literacy

Computers are everywhere. So is software. Software literacy determines a student’s productivity and creative potential. Students create by writing essays, designing graphics or presentations and composing music or videos. Content comes as files on a computer’s storage drive. However, content can be poorly managed – like having a cluttered desktop […]

Senior film explores ‘lost’
Lifestyles

Senior film explores ‘lost’

For over a year, senior digital cinema major Connor Reed worked to produce his senior cinema project. After much thought, Reed decided to portray the concept “lost” in his project, entitled “A Story for the Lost.” The cinema project is broken up into three separate short films depicting the common […]

NWA praised as refugee home
News

NWA praised as refugee home

President Trump’s Executive Order 13769, meant to prevent terrorist entry into the United States, halted all Syrian refugee movement for 120 days effective Jan. 27. The executive order affects all refugees currently in the process of entering into the United States through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). Forty lawsuits […]

Pornography declared a health crisis
News

Pornography declared a health crisis

  Utah recently declared pornography a health crisis and a resolution that deals with the problem at a societal level. South Carolina is considering a similar proposition. The resolution will use “education, prevention, research, law enforcement and policy change at the community and societal level,” according to ABC news. The […]

Study finds vaccination benefits outweigh risks
News

Study finds vaccination benefits outweigh risks

Many Americans continue to support required vaccines despite possible risks, according to a new study by Pew Research Center. After extensive research, Pew reported that “[Parents] see high preventive health benefits of such vaccines, and low risk of side effects, and they consider the benefits of the vaccine to outweigh […]